- Hilton Price Number
- Current Location
- National Museums Liverpool: World Museum
- Museum Accession Number
- Object Type
- Tomb equipment, Coffin/sarcophagus/cartonnage
- Late Period
- Twenty-fifth Dynasty
- Egypt, Thebes/Luxor
- Height: 395mm | Width: 612mm | Depth: 80 mm
- Number of Elements
Part of the proper right side of the wooden outer anthropoid coffin of a lady called Tanetaa. On the exterior an ornamental kheker-frieze runs along the top edge. Below this are ten columns of hieroglyphic text between coloured block-borders. On the interior there is a single right-facing vertical line of polychrome hieroglyphs between linear borders. The proper left side of the coffin is in the British Museum (EA 30360). The mummy case of Tanetaa's husband is also in the British Museum (1893,0514.183); her mummy, mummy case and cartonnage case are in the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago (30005). Acquired from the collections of the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum in 1971 and accessioned in 1978.
- Catalogue Description
Coffin, part of the side of a coffin; the top is decorated with a frieze of xakeru ornaments [hieroglyphs], green upon red ground. The hieroglyphics are arranged in vertical columns of many colours, very well drawn, upon a white ground. 2 ft. X 1 ft. 3½ in. Wood. Luxor.
Price, Frederick George Hilton (1897) A catalogue of the Egyptian antiquities in the possession of F. G. Hilton Price. London: Quaritch. Anonymous (1911). Catalogue of the important and extensive collection of Egyptian antiquities, the property of the late F. G. Hilton-Price, Esq. [...] : which will be sold by auction by Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge [...] on Wednesday, 12th July, 1911, and two following days, and on Monday, the 17th of July, and four following days. London: Davy.
- Link To Museum Catalogue
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- Van Siclen Number
- Hilton Price Lot Description
- A large Piece from the side of a mummy coffin; of wood, painted with ornamental borders and hieroglyphs in varied colours; the background white; 24 in. by 15½ in.; from Luxor; (11A); the hieroglyphs unusually well drawn.
- Former Owner
- Frederick George Hilton Price (1842–1909)
- Last modified: 28 Jul 2021